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CITY OF DICKINSON

A snow operations report from the City of Dickinson's Public Works Department.
During this week's City of Dickinson meeting, three ordinances were brought before the commission for approval on a first reading. Each pertained to the extra-territorial zone expansion.
A week after Snowmageddon hit the state of North Dakota, the City of Dickinson Public Works Department reflected on how snow removal crews were able to work throughout the storm and beyond to bring the city's roadways back to normal conditions during this week's Dickinson City Commission meeting.
Recapping the area news on the state of affairs following the record breaking April snow storm that gripped Dickinson and the Western Edge. Roads, weather, government openings/closures, and more.

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The foundation of the downtown fire station, originally poured in 1900, will soon undergo a four-week construction phase that entails repouring the concrete floor on one side of the station and putting in support beams in the basement.
The City of Dickinson was awarded the Keep America Beautiful Grant, which will go toward installing 20 cigarette litter receptacles throughout the downtown district as well as the bar scene. The city also approved an annual resolution to remove hazardous trees throughout Dickinson.
North Dakota State University Extension Center Dickinson on Monday began the process of clearing an area intended to be used for the construction of a 53-spot parking lot.
Blake Johnson sat for an exclusive interview with The Dickinson Press this week to talk about his new position with the City of Dickinson as the city's forester. Though Johnson has worked his way from the West Coast to the East Coast, he's starting a new pathway on the Western Edge — bringing an experienced perspective to the role of city forester.
"Even if you think they might look like they’re 25 or 20, you still should card them up to age 40," said Karen Goyne of the Southwestern District Health Unit in Dickinson.
During the Dickinson City Commission meeting Tuesday, City Attorney Christina Wenko brought forth to the commission the option to amend the ordinance in order to include lodge and club licensee holders.

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Dickinson Police Chief Dustin Dassinger will serve as interim city administrator for the City of Dickinson as they look to hire a new city administrator in the coming months. We spoke with Dassinger on how his previous experience has prepared him for this position.
The estimated $32 million project — which is tentative to change over the course of planning and design and accounts for all three potential phases — would provide a fully funded Public Safety Training Center.
According to a press release from the Governor’s Office, the summit will take place on June 9 at Dickinson Middle School.

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